Message from the Chair

  • “Queerness is not yet here. Queerness is an ideality. Put another way, we are not yet queer, but we can feel it as the warm illumination of a horizon imbued with potentiality.” — José Esteban Muñoz ‘Queer Futures,’ a workshop on gender and sexuality, was hosted by the Saida Waheed Gender Initiative...

  • The Pakistan@100 Report is meant to provide an overview of major issues that Pakistan has to grapple with in the coming decades. The launch ceremony is part of an exercise to get widespread engagements on the report by local stakeholders and knowledge exchange with many parts of Pakistan’s society....

  • Mansoor Aslam Rathore, a Politics and Economics Major from the Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences at LUMS has been selected as a Knight-Hennessy Scholar at Stanford University, the largest fully-endowed scholars programme in the world. He is one of 69 students from 20 cou...

  • The Dean’s Office, Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences, and the Gurmani Centre for Languages and Literature organised a three-day Second Annual Conference on Punjab’s History and Culture from February 22 to 24, 2019. Punjabi, the most widely spoken language in Pakistan,...

  • Ali khan (Associate Professor, HSS) publishes article titled “Cricket, society and religion: a study of increasing religiosity in the national cricket team of Pakistan” in Sport in Society: Cultures, Commerce, Media, Politic (2019). For details: https://doi.org/10.1080/17430437.2018.1535597

  • The Dean’s Office, Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences, and The British Academy organised an event titled Cities and Infrastructure: Rethinking Development Induced Displacement on February 21–22, 2019. Increasing urbanisation and growing demographic pressures necessitate...

  • The Dean’s Office, Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences, and the Gurmani Centre for Languages and Literature are organizing three-day Second Annual Conference on Punjab’s history and Culture. Punjabi, the most widely spoken language in Pakistan, finds itself marginalized....

  • As climate change and global warming affect our world and threaten the possibility of the very existence of many life forms in the short run and in the long run, academics around the world and in all major fields of study have made it a point to address the various aspects of environment and ecology...

  • In addition to scholarship and publishing on academic forums, faculty at MGSHSS also write for the popular media in Pakistan. They contribute their analyses on politics, economy, history, education, and on many other issues. Op-eds and features by the faculty have appeared in many prestigious dailie...

  • The third issue of Guftugu is here. Slowly this is becoming a tradition, as it enables us to share news regarding MGSHSS and to introduce the various accomplishments by our faculty and students. Among our many achievements, we are most proud of the four-week Advanced Summer Learning Initiative (ASLI...

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